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Big news… the building where Doctor Sax Woodwinds is located is slated for demolition and as a result, I moved to Stoughton, WI, 20 miles south of Madison. I am still in the process of setting up my new workshop…this time at my home instead of a stand-alone store. Consequently, I have changed to an “appointment […]

Mouthpiece Materials – Ebonite, Resin or Plastic

Rubber, Ebonite, Resin, Plastic….all these terms are general terms without a specific chemical formula. Wikipedia defines EBONITE: “Ebonite is a brand name for very hard rubber first obtained by Charles Goodyear by vulcanizing natural rubber for prolonged periods. For vulcanizing natural rubber he received a patent on June 15, 1844.  Besides natural rubber, Ebonite contains about 25–80% sulfur and linseed oil Its name […]

Bari and Tenor sax stands for players with bad backs and necks

First off….the formatting on the text here is terrible.  I apologize.  Don’t have the time to fix it. I get a fair number of inquiries from bari sax and tenor sax players with bad backs and bad necks looking for a stand they can use while playing. There are some tall tenor sax floor stands […]